Broadcast to a worldwide audience, the European Cricket Championship - ECC21 - is a month-long national team tournament including representative sides from England and the Netherlands. Featuring almost 100 games in September and October, 15 national teams will contest the inaugural 2021 edition. The competition will be intense for the European Cricket Championship crown at the Cartama Oval, Malaga, Spain.
The new and fresh venture sees 15 teams feature in three groups of five, with each group meeting over a separate week of T10 action. Each group will feature 24 T10 games - a double round-robin and a playoff. The two finalists in each group will advance to a Finals Week scheduled from 4-8 October in Spain.
Belgium and the hosts Spain qualify from Group A for Championship Week in October, when the pair will be joined from the leading two sides from Groups B & C.
Group B got underway on Monday 20 September with teams from the Netherlands, Austria, Hungary, Portugal and Romania.
Group C commences on Monday 27 September with sides from England, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic and Finland.